The South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization will meet Jan. 26 to discuss transportation policy, programs and projects that concern the South Western Region.

This meeting agenda includes the following action items: MPO approval of the update of the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to FFY2012-2015, following the opportunity for public comment and review of air quality conformity; MPO endorsement for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) projects and priorities (CMAQ applications from Greenwich, Norwalk and Stamford were received); and MPO approval for the South Western Region candidate projects and priorities for the Transportation Enhancement Program funding.

The meeting will be held at the Norwalk Transit District located at 275 Wilson Ave., Norwalk, and will begin promptly at 8:15 a.m. The meeting agenda is available at http://www.swrpa.org/Default.aspx?About=123, one-week prior to the meeting.

The SWRMPO is comprised of the chief elected officials of the South Western Region's eight towns of Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Weston, Westport and Wilton and the directors of the region's transit districts. As mandated by federal regulations, the SWRMPO is responsible for transportation policy development, planning, and programming of federal transportation funding for the region.

The SWRMPO meets the on the fourth Thursday of every month, at either the Norwalk Transit District or the South Western Regional Planning Agency. The public is invited to participate.

For further information, directions and to view the agenda for the upcoming meeting visit the SWRPA website at www.swrpa.org or call 203-316-5190.

Meeting facilities are handicapped-accessible.